|Sustainability Base: Congratulations Message from John Holdren, OSTP|
At the dedication of Sustainability Base, a pre-recorded message from John Holdren was played for the audience. Dr. Holdren is the Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.Sustainability Base is NASA's newest building and is also one of the nation's greenest. Built on the campus of the Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., the building is a highly intelligent and intuitive facility designed to anticipate and react to changes in sunlight, temperature, wind and ...
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|NASA's Kepler Mission Wins 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award|
NASA's Kepler mission has been named winner of the 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award in the Space category, announcedat the 55th annual black-tie awards dinner in Washington, D.C.Aviation Week's annual Laureate Awards recognizes individuals and teams for their extraordinary accomplishments. Their achievements embody the spirit of exploration, innovation, vision or any combination of these attributes that inspire others to strive for significant, broad-reaching progress in aviation and aerospace....
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|NASA Releases "NASA App HD" for iPad|
The NASA App HD invites you to discover a wealth of NASA information right on your iPad. The application collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated mission information, images, videos and Twitter feeds from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package. Come explore with NASA, now on your iPad.
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|Destination Innovation - Episode 1 - Kepler|
Destination Innovation is a new series that explores the research, science and other projects underway at the NASA Ames Research Center. Episode 1 focuses on the Kepler Mission, a space telescope that is revolutionizing our knowledge of planets outside our Solar System.The mission's objective is to survey our region of the Milky Way galaxy to discover Earth-size and smaller planets in or near the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface...
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|Aeronautics at NASA Ames|
In business and in our personal lives, the aviation industry is a key enabler to our way of life and the smooth functioning of our economy. NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is looking for new ideas, conducting basic research into new technologies and operational procedures, and trying out new vehicle, operations, and safety technologies in relevant environments.Produced in June, 2010, this video was created for "The Leading Edge," a one hour television program on NASA TV that expl...
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